How Long Will I Live?

People didn't live very long before the 19th century. The average life expectancy before the year 1800 fluctuated between 30 and 40 years old and saw no trend…


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A Brief Guide to Information Theory

We are all connected through the Internet. Near-instant communication has become such a given that we no longer wonder how all this technology works, let alone…


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Is Virtual Reality our New Reality?

The human race is fascinated with its evolution. We dig out ancient skeletal bones buried in the ground, give our ancestors names such as Homo Erectus or Homo…


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Explaining DNA

You are the result of an incestuous relationship, and I can prove it with simple math. Two people were needed to create you, four people to create those two,…


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3 Reasons Why eSports Will Explode in Popularity

eSports is a form of competitive gaming where players compete against one another in video games such as League of Legends or Counter-Strike, all while being…


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Did You Know Our Solar System Has Three Asteroid Belts?

Asteroids aren't spread out over the Solar System, but are grouped together in asteroid belts. There are three such asteroid belts in our Solar System.


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On An Egyptian Train

What did I expect for seventy Egyptian pounds? Safety? Aircon? Foreigners? No, I was all alone with all my luggage in a train not actually meant for…


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Calm over the horizon

Many years ago, I worked for my parents who own a video production company. Because it is a family business, you inevitably end up wearing many hats and being…


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Inspired by clouds

Last year I wrote about why booking too far in advance can be dangerous for your business, and this concept of margin so eloquently captures what I had…


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